Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic has been undecided in the lineup for the Australian Open, which begins on Monday, despite uncertainty over whether he will be allowed to stay in the country as the Australian government disputes his medical exemption for the country’s strict COVID-19 vaccine requirements. Later his visa was cancelled.
According to the lineup, Djokovic—number one in the world of men’s tennis, top seed The competition and the returning champion are set to open against fellow Serb Miomir Kekmanovic.
Djokovic’s participation in the tournament is not guaranteed, however, and Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke is still considering revoking the player’s visa.
Hawke is expected to announce the decision on Friday. according So far Sydney Morning Herald, Which will probably force the organizers to reschedule the draw before the start of the tournament on Monday.
Djokovic Allegedly plans to appeal immediately any attempt to deport him, according to smh, However, the timing of Hawke’s decision could make it difficult to make a timely appeal in light of the tournament’s scheduled start, citing a source close to the tennis champion.